Instant messaging service app WhatsApp will not work on certain BlackBerry and Windows Phone platforms from December 31, 2017, the company said. The Facebook-owned social app will discontinue functioning on Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10 and Windows Phone 8.0.
Earlier Whatsapp extended its support for both the platform in June 2017. At the same time, Whatsapp revealed that the app will discontinue its service from December 31 ,2018, for a phone running Nokia S40.
The app will stop working on phones running Andriod 2.3.7 and older (Gingerbread) will be stopped from February 1, 2020. The messaging app stopped working on Nokia phones running Symbian S60, from June 30, 2017.
Ending support for Window Phone and Blackberry saw no further extension and will come to an end on the specified date.